The following are important resources for all Internet Society Chapters.
Internet Society International Chapter Handbook
A guide to forming, organizing, and operating a successful Internet Society Chapter. Learn from others who have gone before you, the handbook is filled with information from Chapter leaders sharing their success stories, tips and ideas to help you run a Chapter. This is a "living" document. If you are able to contribute text or examples, they would be very welcome. Please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. The handbook will be periodically reviewed and updated.
- Identity Chapter Toolbox Final: English - Français - Espanol (PDF)
- Tools for Mobilising Volunteers: English - Français - Espanol (PDF)
- Tools for Unravelling the Net Neutrality / Open Internetworking debate: English - Français - Español (PDF)
- Tools for Educating and Influencing Policymakers: English - Français - Español (PDF)
Video on how to communicate our key messages to our different stakeholders.
World IPv6 Launch Resources for Chapters
These resources have been put together for Chapters to help them prepare for World IPv6 Launch on 6 June 2012.
Funding Your Chapter
Find out about the different types and sources of funding available to Chapters.
Internet Society Event funding
A Community Grants Programme has been established to assist Internet Society Chapters and members specifically in projects that will advance the Internet Society's mission and goals.
The Chapter Travel Fellowship Programme is intended to provide funding for Chapter leaders to participate in Internet Society Chapter workshops.
Chapters Webcasting Service
Chapters WebEx Support
Engage community with high-impact webinars and online meetings. Schedule, host and organize remote participation for your events and group meetings via Cisco WebEx Platform. Find out more about the Chapters WebEx Support.
Chapter Internet Presence Reimbursement Programme
Membership Management: Chapter Portal (AMS) Guide
An overview of the Internet Society's Chapter Portal (Association Management System) which includes details about new features as of January 2012.
- Download the Chapter Portal (AMS) Overview
Chapter Branded Marketing Toolbox
Chapter logos in various formats, letterhead templates, business card templates and standard ISOC presentation with the official chapter logo.
We've created WordPress, Drupal (version 6 and 7) and Joomla templates (coming soon) that reflect the new design of our website. Below you'll find both links to the templates as well as installation instructions. If you have any comments or questions, please email us at: email@example.com
The Internet Society WordPress theme for chapters is available for download at Github.com:
Please make sure to read the detailed instructions to understand the download/installation process, the required plugins and the configuration steps. There is also an issue tracker for issues found with the theme.
The WordPress theme is hosted on Github as we are trying an experiment with providing a way to generate automatic update notifications when there is a change to the theme. Please see the documentation file for more information.
- Members and Chapter Officers Survey 2013: English (PDF)
- Social Media Survey 2011: English - Français - Español (PDF)
- Chapter Needs Survey 2010: English - Français - Español (PDF)
- Chapter Needs Survey 2008: English - Français - Español (PDF)